[Tagging] boundary=town, place=town

Pierre-Alain Dorange pdorange at mac.com
Mon Jan 10 05:56:53 GMT 2011


Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:

> > According to taginfo.openstreetmap.de :
> >
> > admin_level=8
> >        96 502 relations
> >        290 837 ways
> >        13 665 nodes (!?)
> > boundary=village        30
> > boundary=city_limit     53
> > boundary=hamlet 37
> > boundary=town   0
> 
> Actually boundary=town is 4814 :)

OK, taginfo don't show them (or probably i don't find them),  compared
to admin_level=8, it's 1 %.
 
> > i prefer far more multiples ways linked into a relation than a single
> > way, because with relation we just have a build one way for frontier
> > between 2 area (2 town for example) and the way can be linked into the 2
> > relations (one relation per town) to define the boundary. Using only one
> > way for boundary leeds to draw mutlple time boundary with same nodes ?
> 
> Ah, that's very interesting - I didn't think of that. Australian towns
> tend to be very far apart, so the boundary of two *towns* rarely meet.
> (Other administrative boundaries, "shires", do...)

OK, in France all town shared boundary with neightborough, there is no
area between town that is not part of town.

-- 
Pierre-Alain Dorange
OSM experiences : <http://www.leretourdelautruche.com/map/>




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